Ethics of preimplantation diagnosis for a woman destined to develop early-onset Alzheimer disease
Loewy, Roberta Springer
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 2002 February 27; 287(8): 1038-1040
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Spriggs, M. (2002-10)The application of preimplantation genetic diagnosis to select against early-onset Alzheimer's has been criticised on several grounds. Some critics think it is wrong to reject an embryo because it may develop a disease ...